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Sara Ramirez

Tony Award winner Sara Ramirez joins the cast as a regular of ABC's top-rated television drama, Grey's Anatomy, reprising her role as orthopedic surgeon Dr. Callie Torres.

Prior to Grey's Anatomy, Ramirez was seen in the Broadway smash-hit Monty Python's Spamolot, as Lady of the Lake, for which she earned both a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical and an Outer Critics Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical.

Blessed with a rich and smoky voice, Ramirez graduated from the acclaimed Juilliard Drama School. Shortly after graduation, she made her Broadway debut starring as Wahzinak in Paul Simon's The Capeman. She followed that with a starring part in the Gershwins' Fascinating Rhythm, for which she received an Outer Critics Circle nomination for Best Actress. In 2001 she was in Broadway's A Class Act, a musical biography based on the life of Ed Kleban, in the role of Felicia. Off Broadway she has performed in The Vagina Monologues with Tovah Feldshuh and Suzanne Bertish.

Television appearances include NYPD Blue, Law & Order: SUV, Third Watch and Spin City, plus several unseen pilots.

Ramirez's concerts have included Martinis at the Martin, Sara Ramirez with Hollis Resnik at The Ravinia, Bravo Bernstein (MTW's 20th Anniversary gala concert) at the Hudson Theatre, and The Barrington Stage Company Gala, where she sang Wanting Her More from The Game.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2006.

Sara Ramirez Facts

BirthdayAugust 31, 1975 (48)
BirthplaceMazatlan, Mexico
Height5' 9" (1m75)  How tall is Sara Ramirez compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Grey's Anatomy: Season 12
Grey's Anatomy: Season 11
Grey's Anatomy: Season 10
Grey's Anatomy: Season 6
Grey's Anatomy: Season 9
Grey's Anatomy: Season 3
Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess
Grey's Anatomy: Season 5
Grey's Anatomy: The Complete Fourth Season
Sofia The First: The Floating Palace
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